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"Better to eat a dry crust of bread with peace of mind than have a banquet in a house full of trouble." Proverbs 17:1
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The Value of Teaching Children Mindfulness

The Value of Teaching Children Mindfulness | The (Mind) Full Plate | Scoop.it
This summer I worked in a middle school camp. I taught yoga to a group of students that you would think would be uninterested. A group of “baseball jocks” that instead fought to be my assistant during our daily yoga practice.


...by teaching them a few tricks, we can teach our kids to slow down and enjoy their food and they won’t need as much. The kids that drink their coke in under a minute and are grabbing for another are not even noticing the taste of what they are drinking and on top of that they are packing on empty calories.  One trick I taught myself to stop guzzling or shoveling was to put down my glass or can between each sip.  This also works when eating.  Put your fork or spoon down on the table between bites. 


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A seasoned middle school teacher shares secrets for helping kids practice mindfulness at mealtime. 

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The Surprising Benefits Of Mindful Eating

The Surprising Benefits Of Mindful Eating | The (Mind) Full Plate | Scoop.it
Intuitively, it makes sense that mindful eating is helpful to overeaters. So how does it also help people who have other problematic eating habits?
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Dr. Susan Albers, explains the basics of mindful eating as well as all of the perks! HT @eatingmindfully

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